Registration is now open for the Adopteen Camp-Conference in Minneapolis, a five-day camp for teen adoptees, entirely run by adoptees!
Since 2008, Adopteen has worked to bring the adoptee community together, not to only talk about adoption, but to encourage connections, build community, and have fun together. Three times a year, in different locations around the country, Adopteen organizes a camp entirely for adoptees. Adopteen is not an adoption therapy camp, but an incredible opportunity for adoptees to meet other adoptees and celebrate a community so full of individual experiences and backgrounds.
During the five days, campers participate in tons of activities, games, group discussions, workshops, and excursions. It’s first and foremost a time for adoptees to have fun together and make friends with one another, with the opportunity for deeper reflections and discussions around adoption and identity.
Details of the Program
Program Dates: July 25-29, 2018
Location: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 55455. The accommodation is in Middlebrook Hall.
Cost: $580 per camper
Registration Deadline: June 29, 2018
What is Included
The registration fee includes accommodation, all meals, and activities. Transportation to the conference is not included but if you fly into Minneapolis, transportation will be provided from the airport to the University of Minnesota.
Who is Eligible
Registration is open to all adoptees from the ages of 13 and up, regardless of adoption agency or birth country. While the program is teen-centered, there is no age cut-off and older adoptees are welcome to attend.
How to Apply
More about ADOPTEEN
Adopteen is open ALL adoptees regardless of age, birth country or adoption agency. It is a collaborative space for adoptees, by adoptees, to create a community all their own. Along with Camp-Conferences, Adopteen also has a mentorship program called “Adoptween,” plans low-key hangouts for adoptees, and coordinates service trips to China. Visit their website for more information.